Latest News from OTCC

Tasmanian Government Check in Tas App:

As you are probably aware by now, by 1 May 2021 many businesses and events will be required to use the free Check in Tas App to collect contact information about everyone who spends time at their premises.
Business Tas are providing over the phone, online and face-to-face support to help businesses and events get ready to start using the app.
The Business Tas Team will be providing face-to-face support in Orford on Monday 19th April, see following Flyer for details.

Chamber Annual General Meeting

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Chamber was held on Saturday 24th October.

Need Help – Connect

Sarah Courtney State Minister for Health, Women, Strategic Growth, Small Business, Hospitality & Events recently launched the “Need Help – Connect”, a six page pocket size booklet of manned phone support organisations. The booklet is a partnership of Eastcoast Regional Development Organisation Inc (ERDO), Orford Triabunna Chamber of Commerce Inc (OTCC) and Rural Alive & Well (RAW).

These organisations recognised the State need for access to support for the many without a computer or smart phone during this time of uncertainty. The print of 10,000 booklets will be distributed Statewide by RAW, locally through The Village, doctors surgeries, chemists, politicians offices etc. and a pdf version of the information card can be downloaded from ERDO or OTCC websites.

RAW website is

If you need any further information please contact Jane Teniswood (ERDO/Eastcoast Networking Group) 0458 631 689; or Darren Thurlow of RAW 62541092.

Also, see following Media Release from OTCC

With some easing of COVID-19 situation things are starting to get back to almost normal. The first meeting of Chamber was held on 20th June, albeit under social distancing and appropriate sanitising procedures.

Members will be interested to know two OTCC members were mentioned in East Coast Tourism Awards.

Category 3: Accommodation – Standard

Category 4: Accommodation – Deluxe

Category 5: Visitor Experience

Congratulations to them both.

During the COVID lockdown Chamber was still active see following Media Release:

Our Region

  • Spring Bay sailing

The Orford Triabunna Chamber of Commerce region covers the area of the wonderful East Coast of Tasmania from BucklandOrfordTriabunna to Little Swanport.

The region abounds with beautiful beaches, historic sites, magnificent views, rewarding walks, and includes the iconic World Heritage listed Maria Island National Park.

The Orford Triabunna Chamber of Commerce region has a population of approximately 1,900 according to the recent Census.

Triabunna was the winner of the 2016 Keep Australia Beautiful Australia’s Tidy Town Award. See details here.

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